Ping-Pong to bring new life to park

Randwick City Council has commenced work on the playground revamp at Frank Doyle Park in Randwick which will include the first outdoor, all weather ping pong table in the eastern suburbs of New South Wales.

As one of the early adopters in Sydney, Randwick Council has included a permanent ping pong table structure in the new playground design that also features a climbing net, a large play unit plus shade structures, seating and landscaping.

Randwick City Mayor, Scott Nash explained why Council chose such a unique design for Frank Doyle Park.

“Playgrounds play a huge role in family life and provide practical spaces for people to meet, socialise and exercise. Given the advances in technology these days, it is even more important that we find new ways to get kids off the lounge and out enjoying the open space.

“Playgrounds have certainly changed since I was a child, with safety and security a number one priority, we want to ensure that as we upgrade our playgrounds across the City we also look for new ways to make them fun.

“Plus, everyone can enjoy ping–pong, no matter what your age. I know I am certainly looking forward to my first go.”

Construction began in February on the $120,000 project.